College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic Advising

Advising for Philosophy Students

We look forward to working with you during your studies and strongly recommend that you meet with an advisor at least once per semester. In addition to assisting with course selection, your Philosophy advisors are available to discuss your overall degree progress, your educational goals, and career plans.

Advising Appointments

Philosophy majors and minors may schedule appointments with Dr. Christopher DiTeresi, Undergraduate Director. To make an appointment with Prof. DiTeresi, email

Appointments are also available on Thursday and Friday afternoon with Erin McSherry, Director of Advising and Retention for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. To make an appointment with Ms. McSherry, please follow the steps below:

  • Visit to access GMU SSC Campus.
  • Log in using your GMU NetID and password.
  • Submit and confirm your password sharing preference before clicking on "Accept."
  • Once logged in, select the "Get Advising" button and schedule your appointment.

If you encounter difficulties accessing any of the SSC Campus resources, please contact Erin McSherry (email or call 703-993-9334). For more information about Mason's commitment to accessibility, please visit Accessibility@Mason.

For questions, configuration concerns, and feedback on your SSC Campus user experience, please contact

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